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America’s gun problem a multi-faceted, undefinable one

Justin Kraus, Sports editor

October 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Tragedy happens everywhere, that comes to the surprise of no one. What may be surprising is that over one percent of all deaths in America come at the hands of firearms, per the National Research Council; shockingly, mass-shootings...

Our next president should reflect what makes SRU unique

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last week, Slippery Rock University narrowed the pool of presidential candidates down to three. Opportunities have been given to students to meet with these candidates and discuss how SRU can continue to excel -- and what should...

Dating apps make faithful relationships hard to come by

Chloë Frey, Rocket Contributor

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Looking for a relationship, one-night stand, or maybe even someone to talk to because you’re feeling lonely?  Don’t worry, there’s an app for that.  Everyday there are apps being created for your everyday needs; from ...

Family and Friends Weekend offers a chance for reflection

Dylan Vamosi, Rocket Contributor

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Family and Friends Weekend is a great way for students to connect their two homes. The upcoming days will promote exciting on-campus activities to showcase SRU’s finer features. Aside from the community benefits of these ev...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: To the SRU community post-Charlottesville

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

To the SRU Community, As I prepared for classes in the weeks leading up to today, I was stunned by the events in Charlottesville, VA, and could not help but be reminded of other recent events that could potentially impact the...

Are we headed towards “idiocracy”?

Joshua Reed, Rocket Contributor

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

For anyone who has yet to watch Mike Judge’s “Idiocracy” please do so now. Judge’s satirical film about a future America where the public has become so dumbed down that we elect a pro wrestler as president who holds monster...

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